(Fredericksburg)- Fredericksburg Police say two juveniles have been arrested for breaking into vehicles in the Cobblestone Apartments early Wednesday. A City resident reported witnessing two unknown males walking around vehicles in the apartment complex parking lot.
A patrol officer responded, found the two suspects, and gave verbal commands to stop. The suspects took off on foot and, after a brief foot pursuit, one of the suspects was taken into police custody. A short time later, the second suspect was identified and taken into police custody.
After further investigation, it was discovered that the two suspects broke into over 10 unlocked vehicles and stole a firearm, iPods, charging chords, and miscellaneous items. All items were recovered by Fredericksburg Police during the investigation.
Both suspects are 15-year-old male juveniles. One suspect was arrested on a felony charge of conspiracy to steal a handgun and misdemeanor charges of obstruction of justice and tampering with a vehicle. He is being held at the Rappahannock Juvenile Detention Center. The other suspect was arrested on a felony charge of larceny of a handgun and misdemeanor charges of tampering with a vehicle and possession of marijuana.